eallach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ellach (goods, property, livestock).

Noun[edit]

eallach m (genitive eallaigh, nominative plural eallaí)

  1. cattle

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eallach n-eallach heallach t-eallach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ellach (goods, property, livestock).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eallach f, m (genitive eallacha, plural eallachan or eallaichean)

  1. burden, armful, load
  2. trick
  3. battle, charge
  4. bracket
  5. herd
  6. cattle given as tocher or dot

Usage notes[edit]

Always masculine in the west of Ross-shire.